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Film Music [electronic resource] : A Very Short Introduction.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780195370874Series: Very Short IntroductionsPublication details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780199707973
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Film Music : A Very Short IntroductionDDC classification:
  • 781.5/42
LOC classification:
  • ML2075.K33 2010
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Contents:
Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; 1 What does film music do?; 2 How does film music work?; 3 Why does film music work?; 4 A history of film music I: 1895-1927; 5 A history of film music II: 1927-1960; 6 A history of film music III: 1960-present; 7 Composers and their craft; Conclusion; References; Further reading; Recommended viewing; Index;
Summary: Film music is as old as cinema itself. Years before synchronized sound became the norm, projected moving images were shown to musical accompaniment, whether performed by a lone piano player or a hundred-piece orchestra. Today film music has become its own industry, indispensable to the marketability of movies around the world. Film Music: A Very Short Introduction is a compact, lucid, and thoroughly engaging overview written by one of the leading authorities on the subject. After opening with a fascinating analysis of the music from a key sequence in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, Kathryn
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Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; 1 What does film music do?; 2 How does film music work?; 3 Why does film music work?; 4 A history of film music I: 1895-1927; 5 A history of film music II: 1927-1960; 6 A history of film music III: 1960-present; 7 Composers and their craft; Conclusion; References; Further reading; Recommended viewing; Index;

Film music is as old as cinema itself. Years before synchronized sound became the norm, projected moving images were shown to musical accompaniment, whether performed by a lone piano player or a hundred-piece orchestra. Today film music has become its own industry, indispensable to the marketability of movies around the world. Film Music: A Very Short Introduction is a compact, lucid, and thoroughly engaging overview written by one of the leading authorities on the subject. After opening with a fascinating analysis of the music from a key sequence in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs, Kathryn